The Atheist Wedding

Toothpaste for Dinner explains the uniqueness of an atheist wedding: Hehe (Thanks to Matthew for the link!) [Read more...]

Minorities + Religion = Depression

A new longitudinal study shows that for whites and blacks, religious participation leads to “fewer symptoms of depression.” No surprise there. You figure life won’t be as bad when you’re part of a tight knit community. But surprisingly, the same stat doesn’t hold true for everyone: … for some Latino and Asian-American adolescents, attending church [Read More...]

Penn Jillette on the Election

Penn Jillette (of Penn & Teller) wrote a commentary for CNN on the upcoming election — from his Libertarian point of view: Barack Obama is way smarter than Bush — so way, way smarter than me. Obama is way more charismatic than me. He did his big speech for about 80,000 people; I’ll do my [Read More...]

Sarah Palin Gets Her Own Building

The Landover Baptist Center for Creation Studies is no more. It has been renamed: The Sarah Palin Center for the Advancement of Creation Science Research. Pastor Deacon Fred comments on this turn of events: “Mrs. Palin shares our belief that the world was created by Jesus’ Daddy, Poppa-God, in six days but has been here [Read More...]

No Prayers at This Senior Center

Back in June, a senior citizen at the Verde Valley Senior Center in Arizona was getting annoyed by the constant Christianity thrown in her face — there were prayers and religious music playing before meals, for example. She told the staff about her concerns, but it didn’t work. She told them this was illegal since [Read More...]